TIMOTHY KITTEL  ––
OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE

 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE CONTERMINOUS U.S.


International Workshops, Study Abroad Instruction, Field Research, and Other Professional Activities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australasia —

Activities Overview


 
By Country
Americas...
Oceania, Australasia, & S/SE/E Asia...
Europe & W Asia...
Africa..
By Biodiversity Hotspot
By Year


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CONTINENT
COUNTRY / REGION
   
Americas & Antarctica



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North America (north of Mesoamerica) Alaska 1980
:
Canada 1974, (1989), 2007a, 2007b, 2018
NW Mexico 1968, 1969



3/4
Caribbean & Mesoamerica (Bahamas &) Cuba 2001
Dominican Republic 2005, 2012,
Puerto Rico 2005, 2010 ,
  Mesoamerican Mexico 2003, 2014,
Costa Rica 1989
[Panama 1972]



5/6
South America Argentina & Paraguay 1973, Argentina 2017
Brazil 1973, 1992, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009,
2010,
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,

  Chile 1973, 1977, 2017
Ecuador 2002
Perú & Bolivia 1972-73
7/7
Antarctica & Southern Ocean
Antarctic Peninsula  2017
Ant [BrAt
TdelF Magallenes]
South Georgia & Falklands (Malvinas) 2017
uk:SoGeo Falklands


1/3
Pacific & Asia


11/15




Oceania Galápagos 2002
:
Hawaii 1992, 2006
:Hawaii




0/2
Australasia Australia & New Zealand 1987





2/2
S & SE Asia Burma & India 2006
(Thailand &) Nepal 1993 
 
[South Korea 1993]

Indonesia 1987
Vietnam 2006
 



6/7
East Asia China 1998, Hong Kong, China 2006
:
Japan 2006
Mongolia 1998
3/4
Europe


21/24




W, N & Central Europe Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden 1977; (Sweden 1994)
(France 2004)
(Germany 1996, 2000)

Iceland 1999, 2018
(Netherlands 1994)
United Kingdom 1977, (1994, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2004), 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015,
:

(UK, France, Switzerland)
Austria 2011
austria flag
Poland 2012
poland

Greenland, 2018
den:





12/14
S Europe & W Asia Croatia (& Bosnia-Herzegovina) 2006
Spain (& Gibraltar) 2006
:
Turkey 2006

Italy 2017

(Portugal, Spain, Italy, Vatican City, Greece)




    9/10
Africa


7/7




North Africa Egypt 2006
Egypt
(Morocco)
Morocco

East Africa  Kenya, Tanzania 1996


Southern Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe, (Zambia) 1996



7/7







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[Guatemala, Cape Verde Is, Singapore] 58/69
( ) = Locations in parentheses are areas visited but not included in Activities Overview
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INDEX BY Conservation International's BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOTS
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Conservation International's Biodiversity Hotspots

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BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT
COUNTRY / REGION
North and Central America (Note: If table opened in a small or highly magnified window, rows will not align correctly)
California Floristic Province (map area 2)
Caribbean Islands  (4)
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands (18)
Mesoamerica (21)
(California, S Oregon, W Nevada); Baja California, México 1968, 1969
Cuba 2001; Dominican Republic 2005, 2012; Puerto Rico 2005, 2010 ,
(SE Arizona, S New Mexico); Jalisco, México 2014,
Costa Rica 1989, Yucatán, México 2003, Jalisco, México 2014,
South America
Atlantic Forest  (1)
Cerrado   (6)
Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests  (7)
Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena  (31)
Tropical Andes  (32)
Argentina, Paraguay 1973; Brazil 1973, 1992, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 20132014, 2015,,
Brazil 1992, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009
Chile 1973, 1977
Galápagos 2002
Perú & Bolivia 1972-73, Ecuador 2002
Europe and Central Asia
Caucasus   (5)
Irano-Anatolian   (15)
Mediterranean Basin  (20)
Mountains of Central Asia   (22)
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-o-
Croatia 2006, Spain 2006, Turkey 2006
-o-
Africa
Cape Floristic Region   (3)
Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa   (8)
Eastern Afromontane  (10)
Guinean Forests of West Africa   (11)
Horn of Africa   (13)
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands   (17)
Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany   (19)
Succulent Karoo  (29)
Cape Provinces, South Africa 1996
-o-
Eastern Highlands, Zimbabwe; Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 1996
-o-
-o-
-o-
Eastern South Africa 1996
Karoo, South Africa 1996
Asia-Pacific
East Melanesian Islands   (9)
Himalaya   (12)
Indo-Burma   (14)
Japan   (16)
Mountains of Southwest China   (23)
New Caledonia   (24)
New Zealand   (25)
Philippines   (26)
Polynesia-Micronesia   (27)
Southwest Australia   (28)
Sundaland   (30)
Wallacea   (33)
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka   (34)
-o-
Nepal 1993
Hong Kong, China 2006; Vietnam 2006; Burma 2006
Japan 2006
-o-
-o-
New Zealand 1987
-o-
Hawaii 1992, 2006
Australia 1987
Bali & Java, Indonesia 1987
-o-
W Ghats, India 2006
( ) = Locations in parentheses are areas visited but not included in Activities Overview because within the conterminous US..
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REGION YEAR ENVIRONMENTS  --  PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
INDEX BY COUNTRYINDEX BY BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT
 CI Hotspot WWF Ecoregions Other Links / State or Province
Northwestern Mexico 1968
1969
Ecoregion site visits, NW Mexico.  Baja California and Baja California Sur, México.  Dec 1968, Dec 1969.
Sonoran desert ecosystems
California Floristic Province

Peru 1972-73 Lake Titicaca Limnological Research Expedition, Peru. Scientific Team Member.  Univ of California, Davis, and Univ of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.  Sponsored by the National Geographical Society and el Instituto del Mar del Perú. Oct 1972-Sept 1973.
Altiplano terrestrial (puna) and limnetic (Lago Titicaca, salars) environments.




1973 Guanaco Behavioral Ecology Expedition, Northern Peru.  Associate Scientist.  Educational Expeditions International (EarthWatch). April 1973.
Atacama Desert
Montane and high elevation Andean (puna, páramo) environments.
Tropical Andes Atacama.Desert NT1303 wiki
So. America 1973 Ecoregion site visits, Western and Southern South American.  Andean, subtropical, and temperate ecosystems of Bolivia, Paraguay, southwestern Brazil, Argentina, and central Chile. Aug-Sept 1973.
Iguazu Falls National Parks, Argentina & Brazil
Patagonia coastal desert, Argentina
Tropical Andes

Chilean.Winter.Rainfall -Valdivian Forests

Atlantic Forest



 

PR 

Central /
Western Canada
1974 Ecoregion site visits, Central Canada.  Aug-Sept 1974.
Cold temperate grasslands to boreal forests of Manitoba, Canada.
Mountain ecosystems of Alberta, Canada. 









Scandinavia /
British Isles
1977 Ecoregion site visits, Scandanavia & British Isles. 
Temperate to arctic ecosystems of Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. 
Temperate highland and maritime ecosystems of Scotland and England.  Sept 1977.



Chile 1977 Ecoregion site visits, Chile.  Chilean mattoral to Valdivian temperate rain forest transect.   Dec 1977. Chilean Winter Rainfall -Valdivian Forests Chilean mattoral NT1201
Valdivian.temperate forests NT0404
wiki
wiki

1977-78 Guanacos of Patagonia Research Expedition. Volunteer Scientist. EarthWatch Expeditions.  Tierra del Fuego and Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.  Dec 1977-Jan 1978.
Southern beech forests, semi-arid shrublands, and subantarctic grasslands and bogs of Patagonia

Magellanic subpolar forests NT0402 wiki






Alaska 1980 Ecoregion site visits, North & Central Alaska.  Aniuk and Noatak rivers, Brooks Range (now, Noatak National Preserve).
Denali National Park.  July 1980.
Alaskan arctic and subarctic tundra, and boreal forest.


AKAlaska
Australasia 1987 Ecoregion site visits, Australasia.  Temperate to tropical ecosystems of New Zealand, Australia, and Indonesia.  Jan-Feb 1987. New Zealand

Southwest Australia

Sundaland



Costa Rica 1989 Invited Seminar, Organization of Tropical Studies, La Selva Biological Reserve, Costa Rica.  June 1989.

Ecoregion site visit: 
Monteverde and La Selva Biological Reserves
Mesoamerica







Brazil 1992 The Global Forum, Rio de Janeiro.  NGO (non-governmental organization) conference in conjunction with UN Conference on the Environment and Development (Earth Summit).  June 1992.



1992 Ecoregion site visits, Brazil.  June-July 1992.
Atlantic Forest reserves (states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo)
Pantanal and Cerrado ecosystems (Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul)
Araucária reserves (Paraná). 
Atlantic Forest

Cerrado

Atlantic Coast restingas NT0102
Pantanal NT0907
Araucaria moist forests NT0101
Cerrado NT0704
RJ 
SP
MT 
MS 
PR 






Hawai’i 1992 Ecoregion site visits, Hawai'i.  Island of Kauai natural areas.  Aug 1992. Polynesia-Micronesia
HI Hawaii
Nepal 1993 Ecoregion site visits, Nepal.  Annapurna Conservation District and vicinity.  May 1993.
Foothill to high-elevation environments of the Himalaya.
Himalaya







Southern 
& E. Africa
1996 Vegetation of South Africa Excursion. International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS).  Sept-Oct 1996.
Transect from: Namaqualand and Karoo deserts, Cape Mediterranean scrub to Afromontane forests and subtropical grasslands and savannas of South Africa.
Cape Floristic Region

Maputaland-Pondoland -Albany

Succulent Karoo




1996 Ecoregion site visits, S and E Africa.  Oct-Nov 1996.
Tropical highland ecosystems of Zimbabwe, Tanzania (including Mt. Kilimanjaro), and Kenya.
Eastern Afromontane







China 1998 Great Wall of China vicinity ecosystems: Cold temperate dry scrub.  June 1998


Mongolia 1998 Lake Khövsgöl, Siberian boreal forest, steppe, and South Gobi Desert.  June-July 1998.


Iceland 1999 Active Volcanoes in Iceland Excursion.  International Union for Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG).  July 1999.
Transect through the Icelandic Rift.  Subarctic grasslands, tundra, and birch woodlands.









Cuba 2001 Cuban Bird Conservation and Natural Areas Workshop.  Natural Areas Association.  Nov 2001.  (Under humanitarian project license from US Dept of the Treasury.)  WORKSHOP RPT (pdf file)
Conservation reserves and national parks of western Cuba -
           Matanzas, Pinar del Río, and Havana provinces
Caribbean Islands







Brazil 2002 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2002 course. Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brasil.  July-Aug 2002. COURSE INFO
Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) and adjacent environments, State of São Paulo. 
Atlantic Forest


2002 Southern coastal and interior Atlantic Forest and Mangrove reserves, Paraná state, Brazil.  Aug 2002.
Parque Nacional de Superagüi, Paraná

Parque Nacional do Iguaçu, Paraná

Photos © 2002 G Kittel, all rights reserved
 
Atlantic Forest
PR 
Ecuador /
Pacific Islands
2002 Darwin Discovery Natural History Workshop.  Galápagos Archipelago, Ecuador.  Nov 2002.

Photos © 2002 G&T Kittel, all rights reserved
Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena Galápagos Islands xeric scrub NT1307

2002 Ecuadorian Pacific Cloud Forest.  Nov 2002. Tropical Andes Western Ecuador moist forests NT0178






Yucatan, Mexico 2003 The Nature Conservancy 4th Wetland Management Network Workshop – From Science to Strategy: How to Put Lessons from Wetland Ecology into Practice.  Tulum, Quintana Roo (Yucatán), México.  April 2003. 
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.
Mesoamerica Yucatán dry forests NT0235
Brazil 2003 Ecoregion site visits, Central Brazil.  Cerrado and Cerradão reserves, Distrito Federal (Brasília) and Goiás, Brazil.  May 2003.
Reserva Ecológica do IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística), DF
RPPN Fazenda Vaga Fogo Boa Vista and other reserves, Pirenópolis, Goiás
   [RPPN = Reservas Particular do Patrimônio Natural (Natural Hertitage Private Reserves)]
Cerrado Cerrado NT0704 DF 
GO 

2003 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2003 course.Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May-Aug 2003. COURSE INFO



2003 Ecoregion site visits, NE Brazil.  Interior and coastal ecosystems of Bahia, Brazil.  Aug-Sept 2003.
Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina, Bahia – Campo Rupestre and Caatinga subtropical ecosystems. 
North-coast Atlantic Forest and Restinga (sand plain forest/shrublands), Bahia
Atlantic Forest Caatinga NT1304
Bahia.coastal.forests NT0103
Atlantic Coast restingas NT0102
BA 






Brazil 2004 Ecoregion site visits, NE Brazil.  Caatinga (dryland) and adjacent ecosystems of the Sertão, northeastern Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, and Ceará states).   May 2004.
Parque Nacional da Serra da Caprivara, Piauí – Caatinga
Parque Nacional Sete Ciudades, Piauí – Caatinga/Cerrado
Parque Nacional de Ubajara, Ceará – Montane humid forest (=northern limit of Atlantic Forest)
Atlantic Forest Caatinga NT1304 RN 
PB 
PE 
PI 
CE 

2004 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2004 course.Lead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May-July 2004.COURSE INFO Atlantic Forest


2004 Ecoregion site visits, Amazonian and N Brazil.  Tropical ecosystems of Amazônas and Roraima states, Brazil.  July 2004.
Arquipélago de Anavilhanas Ecological Reserve, Amazônas – Rio Negro island and channel complex.
Roraima landscapes – Lavrado (Amazonian savana)


AM 
RR 






Dominican Republic 2005 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Dominican Republic 2005 course. Lead Instructor.  Columbia University and Punta Cana Biodiversity Laboratory, Puna Cana, Dominican Republic.  May-July 2005.COURSE INFO
Punta Cana Marine Reserve & vicinity – Caribbean coral reef, Caribbean dry/semihumid coastal forest
Parque Nacional del Este – Caribbean dry/semihumid coastal forest
Reserva Cientifica Laguna Redonda & vicinity (Miches) – Caribbean coral reef
Ebano Verde Ecological Station – Caribbean highlands cloud forest
Caribbean Islands Hispaniolan dry forests NT0215
Puerto Rico 2005 Ecoregion site visits, Puerto Rico.  Caribbean tropical terrestrial and reef ecosystems.  July 2005.
Luquillo Mountains, Caribbean National Forest – Caribbean highland tropical rain forest
Isla Culebra – Caribbean dry coastal woodland/scrubland,  Caribbean coral reef 
Caribbean Islands Puerto Rican moist forests NT0155
Brazil 2005 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2005 course. Lead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   July-Aug 2005COURSE INFO
Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) and adjacent environments, State of São Paulo
Atlantic Forest



Ecoregion site visits, S Brazil.  Subtropical ecosystems of southern Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul & Santa Catarina states). Aug 2005
Parque Nacional Lagoa do Peixe – Coastal strand & estuarian ecosystems
Parques Nacionais Aparados da Serra & Serra Geral – 
   Araucária Forest, southern limit Atlantic Forest, Campos & Elfin Woodland complex
A Frontera (borderlands with Uruguay) – Pampas
Atlantic Forest Araucaria moist forests NT0101 RS 
SC 






Around the World

Hawaii, USA

2006 Semester At Sea - Fall 2006 Voyage.  Lecturer. Institute for Shipboard Education, Charlottesville, VA.  August-December 2006. TEACHING EXPERIENCE  |VOYAGE ITINERARY


            Pacific Island lee & windward ecosystems, Oahu, HI.  Sept 2006.
 

Polynesia-Micronesia
HIHawaii
Japan 2006
Temperate & subtropical ecosystems of East Asia.  Sept 2006.
Japan Alps National Park, Japan – Cool temperate mixed (deciduous broadleaf/evergreen conifer/deciduous conifer) montane forest
Iwatayama Monkey Park, Arashiyama, Japan – Temperate deciduous forest.  Trip Leader. 
Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Japan

China 2006
Li River, Guilin, China – Karst ecosystems
Lantau Country Park, Hong Kong, China – Subtropical montane grassland & woodland



Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
[Photo featured in: http://natureneedshalf.org/hong-kong/]

Indo-Burma

Vietnam 2006
Tropical wet forest and dry ecosystems of SE & S Asia.  Sept-Oct 2006.
Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve, Vietnam – Mangrove
Cát Tiên National Park, Vietnam – Tropical semi-evergreen forest.  Trip Leader. 

Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Indo-Burma

Burma 2006
Eastern Shan State, Burma/Myanmar – Tropical semi-evergreen forest.  Trip Leader

Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Indo-Burma

India 2006
Southern Daccan Plateau – Tropical dry scrub
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India – Tropical semi-evergreen forest


Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Western Ghats & Sri Lanka

Egypt 2006
Subtropical deserts of Egypt.  Oct 2006.  Bus Leader. 
Eastern Desert (Adabiya), Western Desert (Luxor)
Nile Valley & Nubian Desert (Aswan & Abu Simbel)


Photo © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved




Turkey 2006
Mediterranean ecosystems of Turkey.  Oct- Nov 2006.
Termessos, Antalya, southern Turkey – High Maquis
Ballikaya Canyon, northern Turkey – Low Maquis. Trip Leader. 

Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Mediterranean Basin

Croatia 2006
Mediterranean and adjacent ecosystems of Dalmatica, Croatia.   Nov 2006. Trip Leader. 
Dalmatican Coast – Low Maquis, Garique, Pinewoods, Submontane mixed (deciduous broadleaf/evergreen conifer) woodlands;  and
Krka National Park – Laurel (mixed broadleaf) Forest. 


Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Mediterranean Basin

Spain 2006
Mediterranean ecosystems of Andalucia, Spain.   Nov 2006.
Parque Natural Grazalema, Spain – Encinar (Evergreen Oakwoods), Bosque Mixto (Mixed Woods), Pinsapar (Spanish Fir Forest), montane grasslands
Parque Natural Los Alcornocales, Spain – Alcornocal (Cork Oakwoods)
Parque Natural La Breña y Marismas Barbate, Spain – Umbrella Pinewoods



Photos © 2006 G Kittel, all rights reserved
Mediterranean Basin
wiki
Florida, USA
(within the conterminous US - our end to the SAS voyage)
2006
Floridian subtropical ecosystems.  Dec 2006.
Corkscrew Marsh Aududon Sanctuary & Big Cypress National Preserve – Bald Cypress & Pond Cypress swamps, Wet Marsh, and Pine Flatwoods
Everglades National Park – Mangrove, and Marl Prairie Slough-Mixed (temperate-tropical) Hardwood Hammocks









Canada 2007 Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Alaska–Yukon–British Columbia Conservation Exchange Workshop.  Haines Junction, Yukon, Canada.  May 2007.
Kluane National Park – Boreal montane forest and adjacent ecosystems



Brazil 2007 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2007 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   June-July 2007COURSE INFO
Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) and adjacent environments, State of São Paulo
Atlantic Forest


2007 Ecoregion site visits, Central Atlantic Brazil.  Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) restoration landscapes, States of São Paulo (SP) & Rio de Janeiro (RJ).  July 2007.
Pontal do Paranapanema, western SP – Parque Estadual Morro do Diablo & vicinity
Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) projects:
  • Small population conservation – Black Lion Tamarin (Mico leão preto)
  • Corridor, green hug, and Landless Movement Settlements' reforestation 
  • Reserva Ecológica de Guapiaçu (REGUA), eastern RJ – Conservation and restoration of Mata Atlântica forest and wetlands. 
    Atlantic Forest

    Cerrado

    SP 
    RJ 
    Canada 2007 Ecoregion site visits, W Canada.  Vancouver Island, August 2007.  Pacific Coastal Forests.








    Brazil 2008 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2008 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   May-July/July-Aug 2008. COURSE INFO Atlantic Forest


    2008 Ecoregion site visits, Central Brazil.  Cerrado systems, Distrito Federal (DF) (Brasília) and Goiás (GO), Brazil.  July 2008.
    Reserva Ecológica do IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística), DF

    Parque Nacional da Chapadas dos Veadeiros, GO
    Reserva do Vale da Lua, GO
    RPPN da  Bacia do Ribeirão Cocal, GO 
       [RPPN = Reservas Particular do Patrimônio Natural (Natural Hertitage Private Reserves)]

    Cerrado
    DF 
    GO 

    2008 Ecoregion site visits, Central Atlantic Brazil.  Campos de Altitude (High Altitude Grasslands), a component of Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) & States of São Paulo (SP).  Aug 2008.
    Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (Parte Alta), northwestern RJ
    Horto Florestal / Parque Estadual de Campos do Jordão, southeastern SP


    RJ 
    SP 






    Brazil 2009  Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2009 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   May-July/July-Aug 2009. COURSE INFO Atlantic Forest


    2009 Ecoregion site visits, Central Brazil.  Cerrado systems, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  July 2009.
    Reservas: Claro-Casa Pedra and Cachoeira Paraíso, Delfinópolis, MG
    Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra.
    Cerrado
    MG 
     

    wiki        

    Brazil 2010 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2010 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   May-July 2010. COURSE INFO Atlantic Forest

    Puerto Rico
    2010 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Puerto Rico 2010 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University - El Verde, PR.   July-August 2010.

    El Verde Field Station & El Yunque National Forest
    Isla Magueyes Marine Research Station
    Caribbean Islands


    2010 Ecoregion site visits, Puerto Rico.  Terrestrial ecosystems of Puerto Rico.  Aug 2010.

    Karst Forest (Bosque Estatal de Río Abajo, Rio Arecibo)
    Cordillera Central Upper Montane & Elfin
    Tropical Forest (Bosque Estatal Toro Negro: Doña Juana Recreation Area, Cerro Punta)
    Serpentine Forest (Bosque
    Estatal de Maricao, Bosque Estatal de Susúa)
    Dry Tropical Forest (Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, Bosque Seco
    Estatal de Guánica)
    Caribbean Islands
    PR forests
    United Kingdom 2010 Ecoregion site visits, British Isles.  April  2010.
    Norfolk Coast
    Lake District National Park, England
    Snowdonia National Park, Wales









    Brazil 2011 Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Study Abroad Global Seminar).  Faculty Director, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May 2011.  COURSE INFO

    Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2011 course
    Lead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   May-July 2011. COURSE INFO
    Atlantic Forest

    Austria
    2011 Ecoregion site visits, Austria.  Montane forest and alpine ecosystems of Austria.  Aug 2011. 

    Gastein Alps, vicinity Hohe Tauern National Park
    Salzburg Lake District




    Brazil 2012 Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Study Abroad Global Seminar).  Faculty Director, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May 2012.  COURSE INFO Atlantic Forest

    Dominican Republic
    2012 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Dominican Republic 2012 course. Lead Instructor.  Columbia University and Punta Cana Biodiversity Laboratory, Puna Cana, Dominican Republic.  June-Aug 2012.COURSE INFO
    Punta Cana Marine Reserve & vicinity – Caribbean coral reef, Caribbean dry/semihumid coastal forest
    Bahía de Samaná & vicinity (Miches) – Caribbean coral reef


    Ridgway
                            Hawk, DR (c)TKittel
     
    RIDGWAY'S HAWK, Punta Cana, DR
    (c) 2012 TKittel


    Caribbean Islands
    Hispaniolan dry forests NT0215
    Poland
    2012 Ecoregion site visits, E & N Poland.  Protected natural areas of Eastern and Baltic Poland.  Sept 2012.
    Bialowieza Forest National Park - European Old Growth Forest
    Briebrza Marshes National Park - Fens

    Vistula River Mouth and Baltic Shore, Rezerwat Przyrody (Nature Reserve) Ptasi Raj

    European Bison (c) TKittel
    POLAND'S BIALOWIEZA FOREST NP - EUROPEAN BISON
    (c) 2012 T Kittel



    United Kingdom
    2012 Ecoregion site visits, British Isles.   Sept 2012.
    Snowdonia National Park, Wales
    Cotswolds Way, Cheltenham, England
    Lincolnshire Wolds, England



    Brazil 2013 Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Study Abroad Global Seminar).  Faculty Director, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May 2013.  COURSE INFO
    Channelbilled(Ariel)Toucan (c)TKittel 2013
    Channel-billed (Ariel) Toucan
    Serra do Mar State Park, São Paulo State
    (c) 2013 T Kittel




    Mexico
    2014
    Ecology and Conservation of Resident and Migratory Birds in Western Mexico (Jalisco).
    Manantlán Institute of Ecology & Conservation of Biodiversity (Univ of Guadalajara, Jalisco) and the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO)
    Las Joyas Biological Station, Manantlán Biosphere Reserve -
    Tropical Evergreen and Cloud Forests
    Chamela Field Station - Tropical Deciduous Forest



    Brazil 2014, 2015
    Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Study Abroad Global Seminar).  Faculty Director, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May 2014, 2015.  COURSE INFO




    Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates – Brazil 2014 courseLead Instructor. Columbia University and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.   May-July 2014. COURSE INFO



    United Kingdom 2014, 2015
    Ecoregion site visits, British Isles.   Oct 2014, 2015.
    Cotswolds Way, Bath, England.  Oct 2014.
    Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England.  Oct 2014.
    Northumberland Coast, England. 
    Oct 2015.



    Brazil
    2016
    Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Study Abroad Global Seminar).  Faculty Director, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.  May 2016.  COURSE INFO



    2016
    Ecoregion site visits, Central Atlantic Brazil.  Montane Atlantic Forest & Campos de Altitude (High Altitude Grasslands; a component of Atlantic Forest).  May 2017.
    Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (incl. Parte Alta), northwestern RJ
    Vale do Matutu, Minas Gerais (MG)



    Antarctica and Southerny Ocean
    2017
    Lindblad Expeditions voyage on the National Geographic Explorer.  Feb-March 2017.
    Drakes Passage
    Western Antarctic Peninsula (Graham Land) - British, Argentine, & Chilean Antarctic Territories:
    • Crystal Sound (to 67°S)
    • Graham Coast, Palmer Archipelago
    • South Shetland Is. (incl. Elephant I.)
    Scotia Sea
    South Georgia I.
    Falkland Is./Islas Malvinas




    BrAt

    TdelF

    Magallenes


    SoGeo

    Falklands

    Argentina, Chile
    2017
    Mountain systems of southern Patagonia March 2017.
    Tierra del Fuego NP, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
    Laguna Nimez Reserve, Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
    Los Glaciares NP, Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina - El Chaltén (Monte Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre) and Glaciar Perito Moreno areas
    Torres del Paine NP, Magallanes, Chile


    TdelF

    StaCruz

    Magallenes
    Italy
    2017
    Ecoregion site visits, Tuscany, ItalySept 2017. 


    Brazilian state & Distrito Federal. Chilean regional , and Argentine proviencial flags primarily from wikipedia
    Br 18/27

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